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Belly Fat Linked to Metabolic Diseases in Kids
Jun 27, 2014 | 
While doctors have long used abdominal fat as a predictor for the risk of metabolic diseases in adults, the same holds true for kids, according to the results of a new study.
How to Win at Quitting Smoking
Jun 26, 2014 | 
Smokers are often consulted by healthcare professionals who want to support them in quitting smoking. While there are more former smokers than current smokers, there is still an estimated 42 million Americans addicted to cigarettes because quitting smoking is very difficult.
High Birth Weights Could Put Babies at Risk Later On
Jun 25, 2014 | 
Weight matters. Through all the research and studies, diseases and treatments, those two words possess a simple truth. The heavier people are, the more challenges they face in remaining healthy. The thinner we are, the more options we have to stay active and engaged in the world around us.
911 - What's Your Emergency?
Jun 24, 2014 | 
Recently I was working at the store I manage when a volunteer came into the backroom where my assistant and I were working. She informed us that something was wrong with her fellow cashier. I didn’t know what to expect, and wasn’t prepared for what I discovered.
Low-carb, Vegan Diet Offers Benefits
Jun 23, 2014 | 
The public perception of low-carbohydrate diets often involves mounds of bacon, piles of steaks and rivers of cheese. After all, when the Atkins Diet swept the country more than a decade ago, that was one of the ways people described it to their friends -- and one of the ways that critics tried to define it.
Diabetes Health: Crossword Puzzle Solution for #8
Jun 23, 2014 | 
Every Sunday, a new crossword puzzle will appear on diabeteshealth.com
Diabetes Health: Insulin Manufacturer Theme for Crossword Puzzle #8
Jun 22, 2014 | 
This crossword puzzle was inspired by the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd scientific session in San Francisco.
Recession May Have Worsened Obesity
Jun 21, 2014 | 
According to a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Great Recession that began in 2008 may have worsened obesity rates in developed nations, including some groups in the United States.
Endocrine Society Endorses the Research for All Act
Jun 20, 2014 | 
Washington, DC–The Endocrine Society endorsed new legislation introduced today by U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis called the Research for All Act. The proposed bill would require the inclusion and separate analysis of both male and female animals, tissues, and cells in basic research conducted and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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